Garden rake injury

Case contributed by Dr Michael P Hartung

Presentation

Injury after stepping on a garden rake.

X-ray

Two garden rake teeth have penetrated through the sole of the boot and into the foot. This is confirmed on AP/oblique views. 

Case Discussion

Painful case demonstrating that even a common garden rake can result in severe penetrating injury of the foot. 

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Case information

rID: 67048
Published: 24th May 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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